2018-11-07

Academic Consensus and Jesus Mythicism

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by Neil Godfrey

I know many readers will be interested in the following.

R. G. Price (whose book I recently wrote about) has posted thoughts on the relationship between academic consensus and the question of the historicity of Jesus: Academic consensus is important, but it’s not always right.

His discussion segues into another related page, On the Origin of Jesus by Means of Mythical Propagation.

 

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2 Comments

  • Jonathan Rutherford
    2018-11-08 00:54:06 GMT+0000 - 00:54 | Permalink

    R.G Price is work is great I reckon. That latest piece is a terrific summary of the best case for mythicism. I reccomend his work to people, especially his analysis of Mark, which really gets to the heart of the purpose of the gospel.

  • 2018-11-09 00:31:29 GMT+0000 - 00:31 | Permalink

    Thanks for the support.

    One funny note. The image I used I copied from a conservative Christina site that included the quote from John about the “Word became flesh”. It’s so ironic how they don’t make the connection. I actually should have used that in my article.

    In a sense John 1:14 is literally true, it ironically actually does describe the process of how belief in Jesus developed. Quite literally, the “word” (not Word) is what became flesh in the minds of people.

    So crazy that they don’t see it…

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